A kidney straight from the heart

When it comes to gifts, some folks get stumped about what to give their spouse. But not Oxford resident Kathy Hubbard. She knew exactly what to give Bob, her husband of 36 years – one of her kidneys. “I never even thought twice,” said Kathy, 64. “I would do it again in a heartbeat.” The […]

Black ice to blame for crash

Oxford firefighters survey the aftermath of a Dec. 27 crash on M-24, just north of Oakwood Rd. According to the Oakland County Sheriff’s report, a 2008 Ford pickup truck was southbound on M-24 when the 55-year-old Lapeer man driving it “lost a little bit of control” while changing lanes due to black ice. The truck […]

Texas BBQ joint moving into old Big Boy

Protein straight from the pit has long been the star in the Lone Star State. But you don’t have to travel all the way to the Southwest to enjoy traditional Texas-style barbecue because it’s coming to Oxford. The vacant Big Boy restaurant (955 S. Lapeer Rd.) is in the process of being renovated and transformed […]

Crash sends four to hospital; alcohol believed to be factor

OXFORD TWP. – Authorities believe alcohol use may have played a role in a serious two-vehicle crash that sent four people – two adults and two children – to the hospital Dec. 31. The crash occurred on M-24, near Oakwood Rd., at 12:17 a.m. According to an information sheet released by the Oakland County Sheriff’s […]

What’s black and white and read all over? A newspaper!: Library to host exhibit celebrating history of MI papers

Newspapers have been informing readers, strengthening communities and recording history in Michigan for more than 200 years. But how much do folks really know about these weekly and daily visitors that are black and white and read all over? Beginning this week, the Oxford Public Library (530 Pontiac Rd.) is giving people the opportunity to […]

OMS robotics team heading for regional competition

One Oxford Middle School robotics team is on its way to the regional championship after winning their divisions during a state competition held in Battle Creek Dec.17, where members competed against 27 other teams from around the state. The team, FTC Team TOWR 5291, was one of only 15 teams in Michigan to advance to […]

Year in Review

This week, we wrap up our Year in Review with a look back at some of the news events and stories we covered in 2016. For the second part of our Year in Review, pick up your copy of The Oxford Leader today for $1!

DECA students promote, teach financial literacy

In a world which offers endless ways to spend your dollar, three members of Oxford High School’s DECA program are hoping to make Oxford students a little more financially-savvy. Carlee Thompson, Alexis Jahlas and Isabella Igram, all OHS seniors, have been teaching fellow Oxford students financial literacy throughout the school year, as part of their […]

Crash sends four to hospital; alcohol use believed to be factor

OXFORD TWP. – Authorities believe alcohol use may have played a role in a serious two-vehicle crash that sent four people – two adults and two children – to the hospital Dec. 31. The crash occurred on M-24, near Oakwood Rd., at 12:17 a.m. According to an information sheet released by the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, a 2006 […]

Police briefs

Jan. 2: Oakland County Sheriff’s deputies were called by a 37-year-old man at 11:58 p.m. living on the 90 block of Brabb Rd. who said his 36-year-old wife was allegedly plotting to kill him. When Sheriff’s deputies spoke with his wife, she told them her husband had allegedly not been taking his medication and that he had […]

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